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Great THANKSGIVING DINING Around NYC

Great THANKSGIVING DINING Around NYC

Skip the cooking and let some of New York City's best chefs create for you a Thanksgiving to remember. Whether you're going solo, having an intimate dinner, or gathering a group, we have restaurants that will please all tastes and styles. Reservations are strongly suggested so make your plans now!

Burke & Wills Australian Bistro (Upper West Side) The 11/23 Thanksgiving prix fixe menu at Burke & Wills Australian Bistro features an all-Australian wine pairing and a one-night-only featured fall cocktail. It is priced at $60 per person or $90 with the pairing. The dinner includes three courses, offering options such as Pumpkin Soup with candied chestnuts and brioche, Roast Turkey with sweet potato and foie gras stuffing, and a house-made pumpkin tart with bourbon glaze. The featured cocktail (not included in the cost) will be the "It's a Long Way to the Top," built with Crop organic spiced pumpkin vodka, garam masala, lime and Brooklyn seltzer. It was created by owner and Beverage Director, Tim Harris. Thanksgiving hours are November 23rd 12pm-9pm, reservations preferred. Visit: https://www.burkeandwillsny.com/.

Lincoln Ristorante (Upper West Side) Lincoln Ristorante will be celebrating Thanksgiving with an all-day holiday menu featuring Chef Gallante's roast turkey, autumn pastas, festive side dishes, and much more. Located at Lincoln Center, guests will be able to enjoy Lincoln's special housemade Cavatelli di Ricotta, and various shared plates such as the Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Radici Stagionali, and Zucca Arrosto. Wine pairings are also offered for 3 Course and 4 Course meals. Dinner will be served on Thanksgiving Day from 12:00 pm to 8:45 pm. The cost is $76 for 3 courses, $90 for 4 courses and $45 for children. Wine pairings will be $45 for 3 courses/$60 for 4 courses. Visit: https://www.lincolnristorante.com/menu#Thanksgiving.

Atlantic Grill (Upper East Side) The popular seafood restaurant is presenting a prix-fixe menu with a choice of an appetizer, an entrée of Herb Roasted Pallman Farm Free Range Turkey. Sides will include cornbread, leek and sage stuffing, sweet potato gratin, harvest root vegetables, sautéed brussel sprouts and cranberry and candied orange compote. Guests will enjoy a choice of desserts. Thanksgiving dinner is $52. Atlantic Grill in Lincoln Center will also be presenting a prix-fixe dinner. Visit: http://www.atlanticgrill.com/.

MIFUNE New York (Midtown East) MIFUNE New York, the progressive Japanese restaurant in Midtown East is offering a Thanksgiving prix fixe tasting menu, available from 11/20-11/23, and priced at $90. It is prepared by Head Chef Yuu Shimano, previously of Guy Savoy's three Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris. The tasting menu includes Truffle Egg Custard with Hokkaido Uni Sushi; Crispy Arare Battered Scallop with Bonito Dashi; Sauce; Smoked Butter Fish with Garlic Green Sauce; Miso Cream Turkey Fricassee; and Turkey Takikomi Rice. Visit: https://www.mifune-restaurant.com/.

Victor's Cuban Café (Times Square) Add some Cuban style to your Thanksgiving dinner. Celebrate at Victor's Café and enjoy their authentic cuisine in a stunning setting. The chef special Cuban-style turkey dinner along will be presented along with the full dinner menu that is available throughout the day. Visit: https://victorscafe.com/.

The Lambs Club (Times Square) Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's The Lambs Club at The Chatwal will be offering A Hudson Valley Thanksgiving Day in partnership with Prospect Hill Orchards and Migliorelli Farms. Friends and family of all ages are invited to gather together and enjoy the indulgent Thanksgiving menu complete with a choice of appetizer, entrée, family style sides and desserts. For $125 for adults and $75 for children, guests will savor various dishes such as Gnocchetti with Sweet Potato Confit and Amoretti Crumbs, Amish Turkey with Confit Leg, Honey Poached Cranberry and Roasted Parsnips, Crispy Brussel Sprouts with Caramelized Apple Butter, Brown Butter Pear Macarons, and Pumpkin Cannolis. Additionally, each guest will be sent home with a special to-go treat. It will be served from 11:00 am to 8:45 pm. Visit: http://www.thelambsclub.com/.

Haven Rooftop (Times Square) The stylish rooftop restaurant offers up a special $65 Prix Fixe special Thanksgiving menu. Set atop the renowned Sanctuary Hotel in the heart of Times Square, Haven's guests can enjoy delectable appetizers like Butternut Squash Soup and Polenta Lasagna and delicious entrées including the traditional Turkey with all the fixings including sweet potato mash, homemade stuffing, homemade gravy and cranberry sauce, and Branzino with roasted acorn squash, pumpkin and butternut squash purée. For dessert indulge in options such as Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake and Dulce De Leche Rice Pudding. Visit: http://www.havenrooftop.com/.

Blue Fin (Times Square) This midtown favorite is presenting a $58 prix-fixe dinner with a choice of appetizer, an entrée of butter basted Pallman Farms turkey and sides of mushroom and chestnut stuffing, burssel sprouts, sweet potato puree and cherry cranberry sauce. Guest ca enjoy a choice of dessert. Visit: http://www.bluefinnyc.com/.

Spirit Cruises (Leaves from Chelsea Piers) This year, enjoy your Thanksgiving celebration aboard a Spirit cruise, and delight in a freshly prepared buffet of seasonal favorites along with a side of skyline. There are two luncheon cruises, one boarding at 1:30 and one boarding at 3:00. The cost is Price: from $59.90 per adult and $35.95 per child age 3-12. Visit: https://www.spiritcruises.com/.

The Capital Grille (Multiple NYC locations) This Thanksgiving, guests of The Capital Grill have the option to order from their full dinner menu or to select from their Thanksgiving plate. Prepared under the care of their Executive Chef, the plate includes a host of traditional holiday sides, like Sam's Mashed Potatoes, alongside their Slow-Rosted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing. The Thanksgiving Dinner is served all day starting at 11:00 am. The cost is $65 for adults and $25 for children. Visit: http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/home.

Boulton & Watt (East Village) The restaurant will open its doors open at noon and chef's daily special will be a traditional Thanksgiving plate with turkey, cranberry, stuffing, and all your favorite fixins for just $20! At the same price per plate, family style is available for parties of four or more. In lieu of traditional pie, be thankful that you can finish the feast with one of their signature Cast Iron Chocolate Chip Cookies. Visit: http://boultonandwattnyc.com/.

Left Bank (West Village) Left Bank is making the West Village feel like home, serving a $75 prix fixe menu of holiday classics in the evening. Thanksgiving diners can expect to start with cauliflower & leek soup, followed by turkey with cranberry sauce, cauliflower puree and natural gravy or a vegetarian option of fresh-made tagliatelle with wild mushrooms and enough sides to go around the table (twice). After having their fill of stuffing, spaghetti squash with wild rice, charred brussel sprouts and broccoli souffle, guests can choose from an array of turkey day dessert staples, ranging from their famous maple syrup pie to tiramisu. Left Bank Thanksgiving is a solution for those who want all of the holiday fun, with none of the hassle - the neighborhood cornerstone even has a private room for larger groups, which feels more like the dining room of your chic aunt than it does a restaurant. Visit: https://www.leftbanknewyork.com/.

Park Avenue Tavern (Murray Hill) Park Avenue Tavern is offering a three-course feast for just $49 ($22 for children 12 and under). Guests can select one of two starters to pair with their Apple Cider-Brined Slow-Roasted Turkey Breast with fennel sausage and herb stuffing, gravy, maple cranberry relish, yukon gold potato purée, and crispy brussels sprouts. For dessert, choose wisely between a Chocolate Cremeux and a Pumpkin Croissant Bread Pudding. Visit: http://parkavenuetavern.com/.

Benares (Tribeca) Benares is a dining destination in Tribeca for Indian cuisine. It offers great options for vegetarians on Thanksgiving, which includes over 20 meat-free dishes like Malai Kofta, vegetable and cheese dumplings cooked in a cashew and onion gravy and Khasta Gobhi, lightly battered crisp cauliflower with garlic and crushed pepper in a tangy sauce. Benares's menu is inspired by Northern Indian cuisine. For seafood dishes, selections range from Tomato Fish with flaky, fork-tender basa in a zesty tomato sauce, to Cheema Thenga, plump jumbo prawns in coconut milk curry. On Thanksgiving Day, Benares will be serving its regular menu from 11am-3pm for lunch and 5pm-10:30pm for dinner. Visit: http://www.benaresnyc.com/tribeca.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Capital Grille


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